A game was played in Europe named „jeu de
volant‟. Some British officers stationed in Poona
(now Pune) played the game by adding a net
thus the game was named „Poona game‟.
Retired officers took the game to England. At a
party hosted by Duke of Beaufort in his country
place „X House‟, Gloucestershire, the game was
played and was liked so much. It was called „The
X game‟. In 1877, the Bath X Club was formed
and developed the official set of rules.
Name this vehicle:
Is known to have broken 6 speed records for a vehicle weighing less
than 1000 kg.
1/8 mile (8.89sec), 1/4 mile (14.4s), 500m (16.81s), 1/2 mile (23.85s),
1000m (28.16s), and 1 mile (41.09s).
And it runs purely on electricity.
Who was the last English striker to
have won the Golden Boot in the
English Premier League?
Kevin Philips, in 1999/00 season
while playing for Sunderland,
scored 30 goals. Till date, the
only Englishman to win European
What disease is Sir Richard Charles Nicholas
Branson affected with?
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson- founder of
the Virgin Group constantly managed to maintain
a poor academic performance as a student due to
The prime reason for his success was his
exceptional ability to connect with others.
He won an oscar for best picture-
his best-known works include :
sci-fi classic- Black Hawk Down (2001),
Blade Runner (1982)
What is meant by „Phoney War‟ in the
context of World War II?
A phase early in World War II that was marked by a
lack of major military operations by the Western
Allies (theUnited Kingdom and France) against
the German Reich. The phase covered the
months following Britain and France's declaration
of war on Germany (shortly after the invasion of
Poland) in September 1939 and preceding
the Battle of France in May 1940.
“I don‟t believe it
that is why you fail”
This conversation happened between which 2
Luke and yoda
Taken from “Marketing Management”-By Kotler
Name the only Indian state to have
given official language status to
What controversy occurred in the India
vs Pakistan match in the inagural
Asian Test Championship?
Sachin Tendulkar‟s controversial run out
Name the species of alien shown in the movie”
kingdom of the crystal skull”- what are they most
popularly referred to as?
A composite description derived from overlap in claims would
have Greys as small-bodied sexless beings with
smooth grey-colored skin, enlarged head and large black
This term was coined from the famous Betty and Barney Hill
Which famous magazine was started by
Branson advertised popular records in “The
Student” which became an overnight success.
This marked the beginning of his career as a
The word "Bluetooth" is an anglicized version of the
Scandinavian Blåtand/Blåtann, the epithet of the
tenth-century king Harald I of Denmark and parts
ofNorway who united dissonant Danish tribes into
a single kingdom. The idea of this name was
proposed in 1997 by Jim Kardach who developed
a system that would allow mobile phones to
communicate with computers
At which stadium did Anil Kumble take
his historic 10 wickets in a Test
Which planet was believed to have a
cataclysmic collision with earth in the early 21st
This idea was first put forward in 1995 by Nancy
Lieder, who describes herself as a contactee with
the ability to receive messages from extra-
terrestrials through an implant in her brain. She
states that she was chosen to warn mankind that
the object would sweep through the inner Solar
System causing Earth to undergo a pole shift that
would destroy most of humanity. The prediction
has subsequently spread beyond Lieder's website
and has been embraced by numerous Internet